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Important Websites and Links

The California State University Website- CSU Information


The University of California Website - UC Information


California Colleges - Search engine for CA schools from UCs to Community Colleges


College Results - website for quickly comparing colleges on cost, graduation rates etc. 


The Common Application Website - Application for over 300 colleges and universities


The CollegeBoard - SAT sign-up


The ACT Website - ACT sign-up


FAFSA Website - Federal Financial Aid


Fastweb - Scholarship search engine


The California Community College Transfer Counselor Website - Transfer information


EDU, Inc. the Common Black College Apllication: Apply to ALL 33 Member Institutions for a one time fee of $35  (does not include Howard, Spelman, Tuskegee or Morehouse)


NCAA Website


Community College Financial Aid - Financial Aid for Community College

CoA Enrollment

SENIORS - if you plan to enroll at the College of Alameda or any of the Peralta community colleges, please see important reminders regarding registration and enrollment below:

1)      Students should make sure to complete a College of Alameda application or ensure that their accounts are up to date.

a.       Dual/concurrent enrollment students, applications need to be up to date. Please follow this guide for Account Reset or Recovery.

b.       Students with holds on their accounts or a duplicate accounts for any reason – Contact Marcean Bryant at with the email subject: Mobile COA Student.  Include full name, PCCD ID number OR month/ day of birth.

c.       If this is the first time that the student will be completing an application, remember that there are two steps to doing so.

1.     First, the student must create an OpenCCC account - Open a CCC account -

2.     Second, the student will need to complete the college of Alameda application -

3.     This worksheet will allow students to track their passwords, recovery questions, and Student ID all in one place.

For reference please look over the Mobile CoA Student checklist.

2)      The online ORIENTATION is NO LONGER a requirement for enrollment

3)      Placement (Assessment) – Non-ESOL students will be placed in Math and English courses during their counseling session.

4)      COUNSELING – Students who have completed a Peralta application and have obtained a student ID can now set-up an online counseling appointment here. A PCCD ID is required in order to schedule a counseling appointment.

Once students are ready to access their student Passport they can use this helpful guideto navigate the platform.

For any questions/concerns during this time please e-mail Natalie Rodriguez at

College of Alameda

Are you interested in taking a class at one of the Peralta Colleges this year?

Alameda Peralta

Resources Available:

  • A Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) Workshop - Every Tuesday from 12:00 -2:00 p.m. at the Cyber Cafe F Building, 2nd Floor 

College Readiness Resources

Lee Kaplan
510-748-4023 Ext. 23781


Chris Nye 
510-748-4023 Ext. 23781

Lee Kaplan works:

Mon 9:00am-3:30pm

Tues 9:00am-3:30pm

Wed 12:15pm-3:30pm


Chris Nye works:

Wed 9:00am-12:15pm

Thursday 9:00am-3:30pm

Friday 8:00am-2:30pm